human history

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Sat January 28, 2012

UW Forensics lab investigates human history from found remains

UW forensics researchers believe this to be the skeleton of a man named Cy Williams, who was shot outside Fort Laramie in the late 1800s.
Tristan Ahtone

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It’s been said that dead men tell no tales, but in the forensic anthropology lab at the University of Wyoming, researchers are proving otherwise. Over the winter, Wyoming Public Radio’s Tristan Ahtone paid a visit to the lab, and he brings us this report on what happens when you find a body in the state, and the process on how scientists identify those remains.

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